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Steak-Grilling Tips from a Pro

What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with a nice, juicy steak? While it’s not necessarily an easy task, grilling can be truly rewarding because it produces a great charred taste that everyone loves. Chef Steve Capodicasa of Kings Food Markets gave us his tips for cooking a perfect steak on the […]

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Doughnut Recs from NJ Going Strong

Our good friends at New Jersey Going Strong are here to help us celebrate National Doughnut Day, shore style, with some recommendations for great doughnuts—or are they donuts?—along the NJ coast. Have another place to suggest? Tell us in the comments! Doughnuts have long been a way for early risers to grab a mouthwatering breakfast […]

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Recipe: Mother’s Day Coffee Cake

Mother’s Day Coffee Cake Submitted by Jennifer Miller, (Creator of MealDiva), Hunterdon County This whole-wheat coffee cake is the perfect treat for Mother’s Day. It makes a great breakfast in bed or a yummy addition to brunch. Ingredients Topping: 2/3 cups whole-wheat flour 1/3 cups granulated sugar 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamo 1 […]

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It’s Burger Time at Iron Hill

With locations in Maple Shade and Voorhees (plus several in Delaware and Pennsylvania), Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is doin’ it up right for National Burger Month. Here’s their list of burger-a-day offerings from today through the 31st. Dig in! May 5 – The Flaming Lips Burger, with sautéed poblano peppers and onions, mushrooms, pepper jack cheese and […]

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Last-Minute Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Fabian Quiros, executive chef of Salt Creek Grille in Princeton, offered up these last-minute recipes to spice up your menu for Cinco de Mayo—or any night! In this post, you’ll find recipes for the following: Blackened Scallops with Mango & Papaya Salsa, Grilled Rib-Eye with Red Pepper Salsa, Filet Mignon Empanadas with Poblano Pepper and Tomatillo Salsa, and Cinco […]

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Mother’s Day 2014: Reservation Time!

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11, 2014. If you’re still undecided on where to take Mom, check out our list—but be sure to make a reservation soon. Enjoy!  Atlantic City The Iron Room at the AC Bottle Company will have traditional a la carte brunch items with Chef Kevin’s signature twist, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

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Easter Wines Around the Garden State

The Jersey Bites team checked in with some of the Garden State’s most prominent vineyards for their thoughts on Easter wines. Thanks to all who participated in gathering Easter wine picks from top New Jersey wineries! Villa Milagro Vineyards Audrey Cross Gambino Dueña de la viña “For me Easter is full of the first fragrant […]

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Peep-tini: The Cutest Thing You’ll Ever Drink

You know spring has arrived and Easter is quickly approaching once Peeps, those colorful sugary marshmallow confections, begin to appear. Kids go crazy for Peeps and now adults will, too! Bunny Peep-tinis will certainly please the grown-ups at your gathering this year. Flavored with vanilla and strawberry, they offer the perfect flavor combination for spring and Easter […]

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Wines for Your Easter Basket

This sponsored article is brought to you by Atlantic City Bottle Company. It’s been a long, challenging winter but finally, Easter is on its way. As with any religious holiday, it comes with tradition. Some traditions don’t seem to make any sense. A bunny? The bunny has been hopping into Easter since the thirteenth century as a […]

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Easter Out, Anyone?

Put down your apron and put on your Easter bonnet (or don’t) and make a reservation! Here’s a sampling of Easter brunches and dinners happening around the Garden State. Easter 2014 is Sunday, April 20. Absecon The Historic Smithville Inn will have an Easter buffet with seatings at 10 a.m., noon, 3 and 5:30 p.m. […]

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